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UK formally triggers Article 50—what is the next target?

UK formally triggers Article 50—what is the next target?
Published on: 03 April 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • UK formally triggers Article 50—what is the next target?
  • Original news
  • What was the process for giving Article 50 TEU notification?
  • With the Prime Minister alone now empowered to give notification, what power does Parliament retain?
  • How plausible is the threat of exiting the EU without a deal?
  • What’s next for the Dublin case and whether or not Article 50 TEU is irrevocable?
  • What impact might notification have on the formation of a new power-sharing government in Northern Ireland?
  • What should lawyers watch for?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: After a short notice period, 29 March 2017 saw the UK government invoke Article 50 TEU, giving formal notification of its intention to leave the EU and Euratom. Financial services lawyer, Ciarán McGonagle examines some key issues for the UK government, weighing up the possibility of the ‘no deal’ version of Brexit, the question of Article 50 TEU revocability, ramifications for Northern Ireland, and the importance of negotiations conducted in good faith. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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